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Military Stats: compare key data on United Arab Emirates & United States

Definitions

  • Air force > Combat aircraft: Number of fighter aircrafts (fixed wing aircrafts with combat capability).
  • Armed forces personnel: Total armed forces (2000)
  • Armed forces personnel > Total: Armed forces personnel are active duty military personnel, including paramilitary forces if the training, organisation, equipment, and control suggest they may be used to support or replace regular military forces."
  • Army > Main battle tanks: Number of main battle tanks.
  • Expenditures > Percent of GDP: Current military expenditures as an estimated percent of gross domestic product (GDP).
  • Global Peace Index: The Global Peace Index is comprised of 22 indicators in the three categories ongoing domestic or international conflicts; societal safety; and security and militarization. A low index value indicates a peaceful and safe country.
  • Military branches: This entry lists the service branches subordinate to defense ministries or the equivalent (typically ground, naval, air, and marine forces).
  • Military expenditures: This entry gives spending on defense programs for the most recent year available as a percent of gross domestic product (GDP); the GDP is calculated on an exchange rate basis, i.e., not in terms of purchasing power parity (PPP). For countries with no military forces, this figure can include expenditures on public security and police.
  • Military service age and obligation: This entry gives the required ages for voluntary or conscript military service and the length of service obligation.
  • Navy > Aircraft carriers: Number of aircraft carriers.
  • Paramilitary personnel: Paramilitary.

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  • Personnel > Per capita: Armed forces personnel are active duty military personnel, including paramilitary forces if the training, organization, equipment, and control suggest they may be used to support or replace regular military forces. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Service age and obligation: This entry gives the required ages for voluntary or conscript military service and the length of sevice obligation.
  • War deaths: Battle-related deaths are deaths in battle-related conflicts between warring parties in the conflict dyad (two conflict units that are parties to a conflict). Typically, battle-related deaths occur in warfare involving the armed forces of the warring parties. This includes traditional battlefield fighting, guerrilla activities, and all kinds of bombardments of military units, cities, and villages, etc. The targets are usually the military itself and its installations or state institutions and state representatives, but there is often substantial collateral damage in the form of civilians being killed in crossfire, in indiscriminate bombings, etc. All deaths--military as well as civilian--incurred in such situations, are counted as battle-related deaths."
  • Personnel: Armed forces personnel are active duty military personnel, including paramilitary forces if the training, organization, equipment, and control suggest they may be used to support or replace regular military forces.
  • Branches: The names of the ground, naval, air, marine, and other defense or security forces
  • Military expenditure > Current LCU: Military expenditures data from SIPRI are derived from the NATO definition, which includes all current and capital expenditures on the armed forces, including peacekeeping forces; defense ministries and other government agencies engaged in defense projects; paramilitary forces, if these are judged to be trained and equipped for military operations; and military space activities. Such expenditures include military and civil personnel, including retirement pensions of military personnel and social services for personnel; operation and maintenance; procurement; military research and development; and military aid (in the military expenditures of the donor country). Excluded are civil defense and current expenditures for previous military activities, such as for veterans' benefits, demobilisation, conversion, and destruction of weapons. This definition cannot be applied for all countries, however, since that would require much more detailed information than is available about what is included in military budgets and off-budget military expenditure items. (For example, military budgets might or might not cover civil defense, reserves and auxiliary forces, police and paramilitary forces, dual-purpose forces such as military and civilian police, military grants in kind, pensions for military personnel, and social security contributions paid by one part of government to another.)"
  • Manpower reaching military age annually > Males: This entry is derived from Military > Manpower reaching military age annually, which gives the number of males and females entering the military manpower pool (i.e., reaching age 16) in any given year and is a measure of the availability of military-age young adults.
  • Gulf War Coalition Forces: Number of troops who served on active duty in the Gulf War theater of operations between August 2, 1990, and June 13, 1991.
  • Armed forces personnel per 1000: Total armed forces (2000). Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Manpower > Reaching military age annually > Males: The number of draft-age males and females entering the military manpower pool in any given year and is a measure of the availability of draft-age young adults.
  • Expenditure > Current LCU: Military expenditures data from SIPRI are derived from the NATO definition, which includes all current and capital expenditures on the armed forces, including peacekeeping forces; defense ministries and other government agencies engaged in defense projects; paramilitary forces, if these are judged to be trained and equipped for military operations; and military space activities. Such expenditures include military and civil personnel, including retirement pensions of military personnel and social services for personnel; operation and maintenance; procurement; military research and development; and military aid (in the military expenditures of the donor country). Excluded are civil defense and current expenditures for previous military activities, such as for veterans' benefits, demobilization, conversion, and destruction of weapons. This definition cannot be applied for all countries, however, since that would require much more detailed information than is available about what is included in military budgets and off-budget military expenditure items. (For example, military budgets might or might not cover civil defense, reserves and auxiliary forces, police and paramilitary forces, dual-purpose forces such as military and civilian police, military grants in kind, pensions for military personnel, and social security contributions paid by one part of government to another.)
  • Personnel per 1000: Armed forces personnel are active duty military personnel, including paramilitary forces if the training, organization, equipment, and control suggest they may be used to support or replace regular military forces. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Arms trade > Arms imports, top countries: Compares the world's largest arms importers, in millions of US Dollars. Data corresponds to the year 2010, and was compiled by SIPRI (Stockholm International Peace Research Institute), a think tank dedicated to the research of conflict, armaments, arms control and disarmament in the world, with presence in Stockholm, Beijing and Washington DC. For more comprehensive statistics, visit the intitute's databases section
  • Conscription: A description of the status of conscription in the nation in 1997.
  • Armed forces growth: Growth in the number of armed forces personnel from 1985 (index = 100) to 2000. 100 means no growth, 50 means it halved and 200 means it doubled.
  • Imports > USD: Arms transfers cover the supply of military weapons through sales, aid, gifts, and those made through manufacturing licenses. Data cover major conventional weapons such as aircraft, armored vehicles, artillery, radar systems, missiles, and ships designed for military use. Excluded are transfers of other military equipment such as small arms and light weapons, trucks, small artillery, ammunition, support equipment, technology transfers, and other services."
  • Arms imports > Constant 1990 US$: Arms transfers cover the supply of military weapons through sales, aid, gifts, and those made through manufacturing licenses. Data cover major conventional weapons such as aircraft, armored vehicles, artillery, radar systems, missiles, and ships designed for military use. Excluded are transfers of other military equipment such as small arms and light weapons, trucks, small artillery, ammunition, support equipment, technology transfers, and other services.
  • Military expenditures > Percent of GDP: This entry gives spending on defense programs for the most recent year available as a percent of gross domestic product (GDP); the GDP is calculated on an exchange rate basis, i.e., not in terms of purchasing power parity (PPP). For countries with no military forces, this figure can include expenditures on public security and police.
  • Conventional arms > Exports: Conventional arms transfers (1990 prices) - Exports (US$ millions) Refers to the voluntary transfer by the supplier (and thus excludes captured weapons and weapons obtained through defectors) of weapons with a military purpose destined for the armed forces, paramilitary forces or intelligence agencies of another country. These include major conventional weapons or systems in six categories: ships, aircraft, missiles, artillery, armoured vehicles and guidance and radar systems (excluded are trucks, services, ammunition, small arms, support items, components and component technology and towed or naval artillery under 100-millimetre calibre).
  • Weapon holdings per 1000: . Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Arms trade > Arms imports, top countries per million people: Compares the world's largest arms importers, in millions of US Dollars. Data corresponds to the year 2010, and was compiled by SIPRI (Stockholm International Peace Research Institute), a think tank dedicated to the research of conflict, armaments, arms control and disarmament in the world, with presence in Stockholm, Beijing and Washington DC. For more comprehensive statistics, visit the intitute's databases section. Figures expressed per million people for the same year.
  • Arms > Exports > Constant 1990 US$: Arms transfers cover the supply of military weapons through sales, aid, gifts, and those made through manufacturing licenses. Data cover major conventional weapons such as aircraft, armored vehicles, artillery, radar systems, missiles, and ships designed for military use. Excluded are transfers of other military equipment such as small arms and light weapons, trucks, small artillery, ammunition, support equipment, technology transfers, and other services.
  • Manpower fit for military service > Males age 18-49: This entry gives the number of males and females falling in the military age range for the country and who are not otherwise disqualified for health reasons; accounts for the health situation in the country and provides a more realistic estimate of the actual number fit to serve.
  • Exports > USD: Arms transfers cover the supply of military weapons through sales, aid, gifts, and those made through manufacturing licenses. Data cover major conventional weapons such as aircraft, armored vehicles, artillery, radar systems, missiles, and ships designed for military use. Excluded are transfers of other military equipment such as small arms and light weapons, trucks, small artillery, ammunition, support equipment, technology transfers, and other services."
  • Gulf War Coalition Forces per million: Number of troops who served on active duty in the Gulf War theater of operations between August 2, 1990, and June 13, 1991. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Conventional arms > Exports per capita: Conventional arms transfers (1990 prices) - Exports (US$ millions) Refers to the voluntary transfer by the supplier (and thus excludes captured weapons and weapons obtained through defectors) of weapons with a military purpose destined for the armed forces, paramilitary forces or intelligence agencies of another country. These include major conventional weapons or systems in six categories: ships, aircraft, missiles, artillery, armoured vehicles and guidance and radar systems (excluded are trucks, services, ammunition, small arms, support items, components and component technology and towed or naval artillery under 100-millimetre calibre). Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • Manpower available for military service > Males age 18-49: This entry gives the number of males and females falling in the military age range for the country and assumes that every individual is fit to serve.
  • Manpower reaching military age annually > Males per thousand people: This entry is derived from Military > Manpower reaching military age annually, which gives the number of males and females entering the military manpower pool (i.e., reaching age 16) in any given year and is a measure of the availability of military-age young adults. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Conventional arms imports: Conventional arms transfers (1990 prices) - Imports (US$ millions) Refers to the voluntary transfer by the supplier (and thus excludes captured weapons and weapons obtained through defectors) of weapons with a military purpose destined for the armed forces, paramilitary forces or intelligence agencies of another country. These include major conventional weapons or systems in six categories: ships, aircraft, missiles, artillery, armoured vehicles and guidance and radar systems (excluded are trucks, services, ammunition, small arms, support items, components and component technology and towed or naval artillery under 100-millimetre calibre).
  • Manpower > Military age: The minimum age at which an individual may volunteer for military service or be subject to conscription.
  • Conventional arms > Exports > Per $ GDP: Conventional arms transfers (1990 prices) - Exports (US$ millions) Refers to the voluntary transfer by the supplier (and thus excludes captured weapons and weapons obtained through defectors) of weapons with a military purpose destined for the armed forces, paramilitary forces or intelligence agencies of another country. These include major conventional weapons or systems in six categories: ships, aircraft, missiles, artillery, armoured vehicles and guidance and radar systems (excluded are trucks, services, ammunition, small arms, support items, components and component technology and towed or naval artillery under 100-millimetre calibre). Per $ GDP figures expressed per 1,000 $ gross domestic product.
  • Manpower reaching militarily significant age annually > Males: This entry is derived from Military > Manpower reaching militarily significant age annually, which gives the number of males and females entering the military manpower pool (i.e., reaching age 16) in any given year and is a measure of the availability of military-age young adults.
  • Arms imports > Constant 1990 US$ per capita: Arms transfers cover the supply of military weapons through sales, aid, gifts, and those made through manufacturing licenses. Data cover major conventional weapons such as aircraft, armored vehicles, artillery, radar systems, missiles, and ships designed for military use. Excluded are transfers of other military equipment such as small arms and light weapons, trucks, small artillery, ammunition, support equipment, technology transfers, and other services. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • Arms > Exports > Constant 1990 US$ > Per capita: Arms transfers cover the supply of military weapons through sales, aid, gifts, and those made through manufacturing licenses. Data cover major conventional weapons such as aircraft, armored vehicles, artillery, radar systems, missiles, and ships designed for military use. Excluded are transfers of other military equipment such as small arms and light weapons, trucks, small artillery, ammunition, support equipment, technology transfers, and other services. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Manpower fit for military service > Females age 18-49: This entry gives the number of males and females falling in the military age range for the country and who are not otherwise disqualified for health reasons; accounts for the health situation in the country and provides a more realistic estimate of the actual number fit to serve.
  • Manpower fit for military service > Males age 18-49 per 1000: This entry gives the number of males and females falling in the military age range for the country and who are not otherwise disqualified for health reasons; accounts for the health situation in the country and provides a more realistic estimate of the actual number fit to serve. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Manpower > Availability > Males age 15-49: The total numbers of males aged 15-49. This statistic assumes that every individual is fit to serve.
  • Arms imports > Constant 1990 US$ > Per capita: Arms transfers cover the supply of military weapons through sales, aid, gifts, and those made through manufacturing licenses. Data cover major conventional weapons such as aircraft, armored vehicles, artillery, radar systems, missiles, and ships designed for military use. Excluded are transfers of other military equipment such as small arms and light weapons, trucks, small artillery, ammunition, support equipment, technology transfers, and other services. Per capita figures expressed per 1 population.
  • Manpower available for military service > Males age 18-49 per 1000: This entry gives the number of males and females falling in the military age range for the country and assumes that every individual is fit to serve. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Manpower reaching military service age annually > Females age 18-49 per 1000: This entry gives the number of draft-age males and females entering the military manpower pool in any given year and is a measure of the availability of draft-age young adults. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Conventional arms imports per capita: Conventional arms transfers (1990 prices) - Imports (US$ millions) Refers to the voluntary transfer by the supplier (and thus excludes captured weapons and weapons obtained through defectors) of weapons with a military purpose destined for the armed forces, paramilitary forces or intelligence agencies of another country. These include major conventional weapons or systems in six categories: ships, aircraft, missiles, artillery, armoured vehicles and guidance and radar systems (excluded are trucks, services, ammunition, small arms, support items, components and component technology and towed or naval artillery under 100-millimetre calibre). Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • Manpower reaching military age annually > Females per thousand people: This entry is derived from Military > Manpower reaching military age annually, which gives the number of males and females entering the military manpower pool (i.e., reaching age 16) in any given year and is a measure of the availability of military-age young adults. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Manpower reaching military age annually > Females: This entry is derived from Military > Manpower reaching military age annually, which gives the number of males and females entering the military manpower pool (i.e., reaching age 16) in any given year and is a measure of the availability of military-age young adults.
  • Manpower > Availability > Males age 15-49 per 1000: The total numbers of males aged 15-49. This statistic assumes that every individual is fit to serve. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Iraq pledges of reconstruction aid: Amount pledged by donor countries for reconstruction in Iraq, as of December 31, 2005. NOTES ON PLEDGES OF RECONSTRUCTION AID TABLE: The European Commission has pledged $518,119,988, which includes an additional January 2005 pledge of 200 million Euros (approximately $260 million), not yet formally committed to UNDG or World Bank Iraqi Trust Fund. Not incuded in this graph is $65,000,000 in additional pledges from Kuwait. "The World Bank, United Nations and CPA estimated Iraq will need $56 billion for reconstruction and stabilization efforts from 2004 to 2007, but that estimate is probably too low." -Brookings Institute. UPDATE ON 2003 MADRID CONFERENCE PLEDGES: Of the $13.5 billion pledged by donors other than the United States, $3.2 billion has been disbursed as of December 2005. The figure for the United States is derived from the IRRF 1 and 2. Status of the IRRF 2 as of January 6, 2006: $16.9 billion as been committed, and just over $10.1 billion has been expended.
  • Manpower available for military service > Females age 18-49: This entry gives the number of males and females falling in the military age range for the country and assumes that every individual is fit to serve.
  • Manpower reaching military service age annually > Females age 18-49: This entry gives the number of draft-age males and females entering the military manpower pool in any given year and is a measure of the availability of draft-age young adults.
  • Conventional arms imports > Per $ GDP: Conventional arms transfers (1990 prices) - Imports (US$ millions) Refers to the voluntary transfer by the supplier (and thus excludes captured weapons and weapons obtained through defectors) of weapons with a military purpose destined for the armed forces, paramilitary forces or intelligence agencies of another country. These include major conventional weapons or systems in six categories: ships, aircraft, missiles, artillery, armoured vehicles and guidance and radar systems (excluded are trucks, services, ammunition, small arms, support items, components and component technology and towed or naval artillery under 100-millimetre calibre). Per $ GDP figures expressed per 1,000 $ gross domestic product.
  • Manpower > Fit for military service > Females per 1000: . Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Manpower > Reaching military age annually > Males per 1000: The number of draft-age males and females entering the military manpower pool in any given year and is a measure of the availability of draft-age young adults. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Expenditure > % of GDP: Military expenditures data from SIPRI are derived from the NATO definition, which includes all current and capital expenditures on the armed forces, including peacekeeping forces; defense ministries and other government agencies engaged in defense projects; paramilitary forces, if these are judged to be trained and equipped for military operations; and military space activities. Such expenditures include military and civil personnel, including retirement pensions of military personnel and social services for personnel; operation and maintenance; procurement; military research and development; and military aid (in the military expenditures of the donor country). Excluded are civil defense and current expenditures for previous military activities, such as for veterans' benefits, demobilization, conversion, and destruction of weapons. This definition cannot be applied for all countries, however, since that would require much more detailed information than is available about what is included in military budgets and off-budget military expenditure items. (For example, military budgets might or might not cover civil defense, reserves and auxiliary forces, police and paramilitary forces, dual-purpose forces such as military and civilian police, military grants in kind, pensions for military personnel, and social security contributions paid by one part of government to another.)
  • Manpower > Fit for military service > Males per 1000: . Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Conventional arms imports, % of GDP: Conventional arms transfers (1990 prices) - Imports (US$ millions) Refers to the voluntary transfer by the supplier (and thus excludes captured weapons and weapons obtained through defectors) of weapons with a military purpose destined for the armed forces, paramilitary forces or intelligence agencies of another country. These include major conventional weapons or systems in six categories: ships, aircraft, missiles, artillery, armoured vehicles and guidance and radar systems (excluded are trucks, services, ammunition, small arms, support items, components and component technology and towed or naval artillery under 100-millimetre calibre). Figures expressed as a proportion of GDP for the same year
  • Manpower > Availability > Males per 1000: . Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Manpower reaching militarily significant age annually > Females per thousand people: This entry is derived from Military > Manpower reaching militarily significant age annually, which gives the number of males and females entering the military manpower pool (i.e., reaching age 16) in any given year and is a measure of the availability of military-age young adults. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Manpower > Availability > Females per 1000: . Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Expenditure > % of central government expenditure: Military expenditures data from SIPRI are derived from the NATO definition, which includes all current and capital expenditures on the armed forces, including peacekeeping forces; defense ministries and other government agencies engaged in defense projects; paramilitary forces, if these are judged to be trained and equipped for military operations; and military space activities. Such expenditures include military and civil personnel, including retirement pensions of military personnel and social services for personnel; operation and maintenance; procurement; military research and development; and military aid (in the military expenditures of the donor country). Excluded are civil defense and current expenditures for previous military activities, such as for veterans' benefits, demobilization, conversion, and destruction of weapons. This definition cannot be applied for all countries, however, since that would require much more detailed information than is available about what is included in military budgets and off-budget military expenditure items. (For example, military budgets might or might not cover civil defense, reserves and auxiliary forces, police and paramilitary forces, dual-purpose forces such as military and civilian police, military grants in kind, pensions for military personnel, and social security contributions paid by one part of government to another.)
  • Iraq pledges of reconstruction aid > Per $ GDP: Amount pledged by donor countries for reconstruction in Iraq, as of December 31, 2005. NOTES ON PLEDGES OF RECONSTRUCTION AID TABLE: The European Commission has pledged $518,119,988, which includes an additional January 2005 pledge of 200 million Euros (approximately $260 million), not yet formally committed to UNDG or World Bank Iraqi Trust Fund. Not incuded in this graph is $65,000,000 in additional pledges from Kuwait. "The World Bank, United Nations and CPA estimated Iraq will need $56 billion for reconstruction and stabilization efforts from 2004 to 2007, but that estimate is probably too low." -Brookings Institute. UPDATE ON 2003 MADRID CONFERENCE PLEDGES: Of the $13.5 billion pledged by donors other than the United States, $3.2 billion has been disbursed as of December 2005. The figure for the United States is derived from the IRRF 1 and 2. Status of the IRRF 2 as of January 6, 2006: $16.9 billion as been committed, and just over $10.1 billion has been expended. Per $ GDP figures expressed per 100,000 $ gross domestic product.
  • Personnel > % of total labor force: Armed forces personnel are active duty military personnel, including paramilitary forces if the training, organization, equipment, and control suggest they may be used to support or replace regular military forces. Labor force comprises all people who meet the International Labour Organization's definition of the economically active population.
  • Manpower available for military service > Females age 18-49 per 1000: This entry gives the number of males and females falling in the military age range for the country and assumes that every individual is fit to serve. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Manpower > Reaching military age annually > Females > Per capita: Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Manpower > Availability > Males age 15-49 > Per capita: The total numbers of males aged 15-49. This statistic assumes that every individual is fit to serve. Per capita figures expressed per 1 population.
  • Manpower > Reaching military age annually > Males > Per capita: The number of draft-age males and females entering the military manpower pool in any given year and is a measure of the availability of draft-age young adults. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Military expenditure > % of GDP: Military expenditures data from SIPRI are derived from the NATO definition, which includes all current and capital expenditures on the armed forces, including peacekeeping forces; defense ministries and other government agencies engaged in defense projects; paramilitary forces, if these are judged to be trained and equipped for military operations; and military space activities. Such expenditures include military and civil personnel, including retirement pensions of military personnel and social services for personnel; operation and maintenance; procurement; military research and development; and military aid (in the military expenditures of the donor country). Excluded are civil defense and current expenditures for previous military activities, such as for veterans' benefits, demobilisation, conversion, and destruction of weapons. This definition cannot be applied for all countries, however, since that would require much more detailed information than is available about what is included in military budgets and off-budget military expenditure items. (For example, military budgets might or might not cover civil defense, reserves and auxiliary forces, police and paramilitary forces, dual-purpose forces such as military and civilian police, military grants in kind, pensions for military personnel, and social security contributions paid by one part of government to another.)"
  • Manpower fit for military service > Females age 18-49 per 1000: This entry gives the number of males and females falling in the military age range for the country and who are not otherwise disqualified for health reasons; accounts for the health situation in the country and provides a more realistic estimate of the actual number fit to serve. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Manpower reaching militarily significant age annually > Females: This entry is derived from Military > Manpower reaching militarily significant age annually, which gives the number of males and females entering the military manpower pool (i.e., reaching age 16) in any given year and is a measure of the availability of military-age young adults.
  • Conventional arms > Exports, % of GDP: Conventional arms transfers (1990 prices) - Exports (US$ millions) Refers to the voluntary transfer by the supplier (and thus excludes captured weapons and weapons obtained through defectors) of weapons with a military purpose destined for the armed forces, paramilitary forces or intelligence agencies of another country. These include major conventional weapons or systems in six categories: ships, aircraft, missiles, artillery, armoured vehicles and guidance and radar systems (excluded are trucks, services, ammunition, small arms, support items, components and component technology and towed or naval artillery under 100-millimetre calibre). Figures expressed as a proportion of GDP for the same year
  • Iraq pledges of reconstruction aid, % of GDP: Amount pledged by donor countries for reconstruction in Iraq, as of December 31, 2005. NOTES ON PLEDGES OF RECONSTRUCTION AID TABLE: The European Commission has pledged $518,119,988, which includes an additional January 2005 pledge of 200 million Euros (approximately $260 million), not yet formally committed to UNDG or World Bank Iraqi Trust Fund. Not incuded in this graph is $65,000,000 in additional pledges from Kuwait. "The World Bank, United Nations and CPA estimated Iraq will need $56 billion for reconstruction and stabilization efforts from 2004 to 2007, but that estimate is probably too low." -Brookings Institute. UPDATE ON 2003 MADRID CONFERENCE PLEDGES: Of the $13.5 billion pledged by donors other than the United States, $3.2 billion has been disbursed as of December 2005. The figure for the United States is derived from the IRRF 1 and 2. Status of the IRRF 2 as of January 6, 2006: $16.9 billion as been committed, and just over $10.1 billion has been expended. Figures expressed as a proportion of GDP for the same year
  • Iraq pledges of reconstruction aid per capita: Amount pledged by donor countries for reconstruction in Iraq, as of December 31, 2005. NOTES ON PLEDGES OF RECONSTRUCTION AID TABLE: The European Commission has pledged $518,119,988, which includes an additional January 2005 pledge of 200 million Euros (approximately $260 million), not yet formally committed to UNDG or World Bank Iraqi Trust Fund. Not incuded in this graph is $65,000,000 in additional pledges from Kuwait. "The World Bank, United Nations and CPA estimated Iraq will need $56 billion for reconstruction and stabilization efforts from 2004 to 2007, but that estimate is probably too low." -Brookings Institute. UPDATE ON 2003 MADRID CONFERENCE PLEDGES: Of the $13.5 billion pledged by donors other than the United States, $3.2 billion has been disbursed as of December 2005. The figure for the United States is derived from the IRRF 1 and 2. Status of the IRRF 2 as of January 6, 2006: $16.9 billion as been committed, and just over $10.1 billion has been expended. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • Armed forces personnel > % of total labor force: Armed forces personnel are active duty military personnel, including paramilitary forces if the training, organisation, equipment, and control suggest they may be used to support or replace regular military forces. Labor force comprises all people who meet the International Labour Organisation's definition of the economically active population."
  • Manpower reaching militarily significant age annually > Males per thousand people: This entry is derived from Military > Manpower reaching militarily significant age annually, which gives the number of males and females entering the military manpower pool (i.e., reaching age 16) in any given year and is a measure of the availability of military-age young adults. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Manpower > Reaching military age annually > Females per 1000: . Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Arms > Exports > Constant 1990 US$ per capita: Arms transfers cover the supply of military weapons through sales, aid, gifts, and those made through manufacturing licenses. Data cover major conventional weapons such as aircraft, armored vehicles, artillery, radar systems, missiles, and ships designed for military use. Excluded are transfers of other military equipment such as small arms and light weapons, trucks, small artillery, ammunition, support equipment, technology transfers, and other services. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
STAT United Arab Emirates United States HISTORY
Air force > Combat aircraft 80
Ranked 22nd.
3,318
Ranked 1st. 41 times more than United Arab Emirates
Armed forces personnel 65,000
Ranked 52nd.
1.37 million
Ranked 3rd. 21 times more than United Arab Emirates
Armed forces personnel > Total 51,000
Ranked 66th.
1.54 million
Ranked 4th. 30 times more than United Arab Emirates

Army > Main battle tanks 436
Ranked 20th.
8,725
Ranked 1st. 20 times more than United Arab Emirates
Expenditures > Percent of GDP 3.1%
Ranked 39th.
4.06%
Ranked 22nd. 31% more than United Arab Emirates
Global Peace Index 1.68
Ranked 127th.
2.13
Ranked 4th. 27% more than United Arab Emirates

Manpower fit for military service > Males age 16-49 None None
Military branches United Arab Emirates Armed Forces: Critical Infrastructure Coastal Patrol Agency (CNIA), Land Forces, Navy, Air Force and Air Defense, Border and Coast Guard Directorate (BCGD) United States Armed Forces: US Army, US Navy (includes Marine Corps), US Air Force, US Coast Guard
Military expenditures 6.4% of GDP
Ranked 5th. 39% more than United States
4.6% of GDP
Ranked 1st.
Military service age and obligation 18 years of age for voluntary military service; 18 years of age for officers and women; no conscription; 16-22 years of age for candidates for the UAE Naval College 18 years of age (17 years of age with parental consent) for male and female voluntary service; no conscription; maximum enlistment age 42 (Army), 27 (Air Force), 34 (Navy), 28 (Marines); service obligation 8 years, including 2-5 years active duty (Army), 2 years active (Navy), 4 years active (Air Force, Marines); DoD is eliminating prohibitions restricting women from assignments in units smaller than brigades or near combat units
Navy > Aircraft carriers 0.0
Ranked 6th.
10
Ranked 1st.
Paramilitary personnel 0.0
Ranked 122nd.
11,035
Ranked 1st.
Personnel > Per capita 11.25 per 1,000 people
Ranked 22nd. 2 times more than United States
5.22 per 1,000 people
Ranked 70th.

Service age and obligation 18 years of age (est.) for voluntary military service; 18 years of age for officers and women; no conscription 18 years of age (17 years of age with parental consent) for male and female voluntary service; maximum enlistment age 42 (Army), 27 (Air Force), 34 (Navy), 28 (Marines); service obligation 8 years, including 2-5 years active duty (Army), 2 years active (Navy), 4 years active (Air Force, Marines)
War deaths 0.0
Ranked 98th.
0.0
Ranked 73th.

Personnel 51,000
Ranked 71st.
1.55 million
Ranked 3rd. 30 times more than United Arab Emirates

Branches United Arab Emirates Armed Forces: Army, Navy (includes Marines), Air Force and Air Defense, National Coast Guard US Army, US Navy (includes Marine Corps), US Air Force, US Coast Guard; note - Coast Guard administered in peacetime by the Department of Homeland Security, but in wartime reports to the Department of the Navy
Military expenditure > Current LCU 42.7 billion
Ranked 51st.
661.05 billion
Ranked 13th. 15 times more than United Arab Emirates

Manpower reaching military age annually > Males 27,439
Ranked 135th.
2.16 million
Ranked 5th. 79 times more than United Arab Emirates

Gulf War Coalition Forces 4,300
Ranked 11th.
697,000
Ranked 1st. 162 times more than United Arab Emirates
Weapon holdings 1.57 million
Ranked 48th.
38.54 million
Ranked 1st. 24 times more than United Arab Emirates
Armed forces personnel per 1000 21.48
Ranked 4th. 4 times more than United States
4.84
Ranked 57th.
Manpower > Reaching military age annually > Males 25,856
Ranked 140th.
2.19 million
Ranked 3rd. 85 times more than United Arab Emirates

Manpower available for military service > Males age 16-49 None None
Expenditure > Current LCU 9179000000 507089000000
Personnel per 1000 12.29
Ranked 21st. 2 times more than United States
5.23
Ranked 70th.

Arms trade > Arms imports, top countries 493
Ranked 11th.
893
Ranked 6th. 81% more than United Arab Emirates

Conscription No <a href=/graph-T/mil_con>conscription</a> (<a href=/encyclopedia/artificial-intelligence>AI</a>). No <a href=/graph-T/mil_con>conscription</a>.
Armed forces growth 51%
Ranked 33th.
-37%
Ranked 107th.
Imports > USD 671 million
Ranked 10th.
904 million
Ranked 7th. 35% more than United Arab Emirates

Arms imports > Constant 1990 US$ 2.38 billion constant 1990 US$
Ranked 2nd. 6 times more than United States
387 million constant 1990 US$
Ranked 19th.

Expenditures 3.1% of GDP
Ranked 19th.
4.06% of GDP
Ranked 10th. 31% more than United Arab Emirates
Military expenditures > Percent of GDP 3.1% of GDP
Ranked 17th.
4.06% of GDP
Ranked 10th. 31% more than United Arab Emirates
Conventional arms > Exports $3.00 million
Ranked 35th.
$5.45 billion
Ranked 2nd. 1818 times more than United Arab Emirates
Weapon holdings per 1000 502.54
Ranked 14th. 4 times more than United States
135.24
Ranked 43th.
Arms trade > Arms imports, top countries per million people 58.4
Ranked 5th. 20 times more than United States
2.89
Ranked 12th.

Manpower fit for military service > Females age 16-49 None None
Arms > Exports > Constant 1990 US$ 10 million constant 1990 US$
Ranked 28th.
7.1 billion constant 1990 US$
Ranked 1st. 710 times more than United Arab Emirates

Manpower fit for military service > Males age 18-49 526,671
Ranked 94th.
54.61 million
Ranked 2nd. 104 times more than United Arab Emirates
Exports > USD 3 million
Ranked 33th.
6.16 billion
Ranked 1st. 2053 times more than United Arab Emirates

Gulf War Coalition Forces per million 2,253.67
Ranked 6th.
2,755.15
Ranked 5th. 22% more than United Arab Emirates
Conventional arms > Exports per capita $1.66
Ranked 23th.
$21.84
Ranked 9th. 13 times more than United Arab Emirates
ISAF troops in Afghanistan > 2010-12-14 35
Ranked 37th.
90,000
Ranked 1st. 2571 times more than United Arab Emirates
Manpower available for military service > Males age 18-49 653,181
Ranked 97th.
67.74 million
Ranked 2nd. 104 times more than United Arab Emirates
Manpower reaching military age annually > Males per thousand people 2.98
Ranked 224th.
6.89
Ranked 163th. 2 times more than United Arab Emirates

Conventional arms imports $1.25 billion
Ranked 4th. 2 times more than United States
$533.00 million
Ranked 8th.
Manpower > Availability > Males 2.41 million
Ranked 82nd.
72.72 million
Ranked 3rd. 30 times more than United Arab Emirates

Manpower > Military age 18 years of age 18 years of age
Conventional arms > Exports > Per $ GDP 0.047 per $1,000
Ranked 27th.
0.464 per $1,000
Ranked 15th. 10 times more than United Arab Emirates
Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty > Signatures and Ratifications > Signature 25 SEP 1996 24 SEP 1996
Manpower reaching militarily significant age annually > Males 27,439
Ranked 135th.
2.16 million
Ranked 5th. 79 times more than United Arab Emirates
Manpower available for military service > Females age 16-49 None None
Arms imports > Constant 1990 US$ per capita 573.89 constant 1990 US$
Ranked 1st. 438 times more than United States
1.31 constant 1990 US$
Ranked 56th.

Arms > Exports > Constant 1990 US$ > Per capita 2,205.97 constant 1990 US$ per 1
Ranked 21st.
23,956.65 constant 1990 US$ per 1
Ranked 5th. 11 times more than United Arab Emirates

Manpower fit for military service > Females age 18-49 419,975
Ranked 85th.
54.7 million
Ranked 2nd. 130 times more than United Arab Emirates
Manpower fit for military service > Males age 18-49 per 1000 90.85
Ranked 145th.
181.29
Ranked 50th. Twice as much as United Arab Emirates
Manpower > Fit for military service > Males 2 million
Ranked 72nd.
59.41 million
Ranked 3rd. 30 times more than United Arab Emirates

Manpower > Availability > Females 884,853
Ranked 119th.
71.64 million
Ranked 3rd. 81 times more than United Arab Emirates

Manpower > Availability > Males age 15-49 764,413
Ranked 133th.
73.6 million
Ranked 3rd. 96 times more than United Arab Emirates

Arms imports > Constant 1990 US$ > Per capita 525.24 constant 1990 US$ per c
Ranked 1st. 402 times more than United States
1.31 constant 1990 US$ per c
Ranked 57th.

Manpower available for military service > Males age 18-49 per 1000 112.67
Ranked 155th.
224.89
Ranked 74th. Twice as much as United Arab Emirates
Manpower reaching military service age annually > Females age 18-49 per 1000 5.11
Ranked 86th.
6.76
Ranked 70th. 32% more than United Arab Emirates
Conventional arms imports per capita $689.73
Ranked 1st. 323 times more than United States
$2.14
Ranked 51st.
Manpower reaching military age annually > Females per thousand people 2.89
Ranked 224th.
6.65
Ranked 159th. 2 times more than United Arab Emirates
Manpower reaching military age annually > Females 24,419
Ranked 138th.
2.06 million
Ranked 5th. 84 times more than United Arab Emirates
Manpower > Fit for military service > Females 760,637
Ranked 116th.
59.19 million
Ranked 3rd. 78 times more than United Arab Emirates

Manpower > Availability > Males age 15-49 per 1000 184.25
Ranked 164th.
249.05
Ranked 85th. 35% more than United Arab Emirates

Iraq pledges of reconstruction aid $215.00 million
Ranked 8th.
$20.90 billion
Ranked 1st. 97 times more than United Arab Emirates
Manpower available for military service > Females age 18-49 497,394
Ranked 90th.
67.07 million
Ranked 2nd. 135 times more than United Arab Emirates
Manpower reaching military service age annually > Females age 18-49 29,617
Ranked 70th.
2.04 million
Ranked 3rd. 69 times more than United Arab Emirates
Conventional arms imports > Per $ GDP 19.57 per $1,000
Ranked 2nd. 435 times more than United States
0.045 per $1,000
Ranked 81st.
Manpower > Fit for military service > Females per 1000 111.88
Ranked 151st.
194.63
Ranked 73th. 74% more than United Arab Emirates

Manpower > Reaching military age annually > Males per 1000 3.8
Ranked 201st.
7.19
Ranked 148th. 89% more than United Arab Emirates

Expenditure > % of GDP 1.93%
Ranked 41st.
4.08%
Ranked 11th. 2 times more than United Arab Emirates

Manpower > Fit for military service > Males per 1000 294.85
Ranked 2nd. 51% more than United States
195.38
Ranked 85th.

Conventional arms imports, % of GDP 2.46%
Ranked 5th. 265 times more than United States
0.00927%
Ranked 75th.
Manpower > Availability > Males per 1000 353.88
Ranked 2nd. 48% more than United States
239.12
Ranked 119th.

Manpower reaching militarily significant age annually > Females per thousand people 2.89
Ranked 222nd.
6.65
Ranked 158th. 2 times more than United Arab Emirates
Manpower > Availability > Females per 1000 130.15
Ranked 156th.
235.58
Ranked 92nd. 81% more than United Arab Emirates

Manpower reaching militarily significant age annually > Female 24419 2055685
Manpower reaching militarily significant age annually > Male 27439 2161727
Expenditure > % of central government expenditure 45.71%
Ranked 2nd. 2 times more than United States
19.26%
Ranked 7th.

Iraq pledges of reconstruction aid > Per $ GDP $302.99 per $100,000 of GDP
Ranked 3rd. 69% more than United States
$179.13 per $100,000 of GDP
Ranked 5th.
Personnel > % of total labor force 1.87%
Ranked 36th. 89% more than United States
0.99%
Ranked 83th.

Manpower available for military service > Females age 18-49 per 1000 85.8
Ranked 118th.
222.65
Ranked 51st. 3 times more than United Arab Emirates
Manpower > Reaching military age annually > Females > Per capita 5 per 1,000 people
Ranked 215th.
6.84 per 1,000 people
Ranked 168th. 37% more than United Arab Emirates

Manpower > Availability > Males age 15-49 > Per capita 0.177 per capita
Ranked 172nd.
0.251 per capita
Ranked 103th. 42% more than United Arab Emirates

Manpower > Reaching military age annually > Males > Per capita 5.59 per 1,000 people
Ranked 212th.
7.2 per 1,000 people
Ranked 165th. 29% more than United Arab Emirates

Military expenditure > % of GDP 5.6%
Ranked 6th. 21% more than United States
4.64%
Ranked 8th.

Manpower fit for military service > Females age 18-49 per 1000 72.44
Ranked 115th.
181.58
Ranked 48th. 3 times more than United Arab Emirates
Manpower reaching militarily significant age annually > Females 24,419
Ranked 138th.
2.06 million
Ranked 5th. 84 times more than United Arab Emirates
Conventional arms > Exports, % of GDP 0.00592%
Ranked 33th.
0.0948%
Ranked 14th. 16 times more than United Arab Emirates
Iraq pledges of reconstruction aid, % of GDP 0.0833%
Ranked 6th.
0.15%
Ranked 2nd. 80% more than United Arab Emirates
Iraq pledges of reconstruction aid per capita $37.09
Ranked 5th.
$69.38
Ranked 3rd. 87% more than United Arab Emirates
Manpower > Reaching military age annually > Females 23,085
Ranked 141st.
2.08 million
Ranked 4th. 90 times more than United Arab Emirates

Armed forces personnel > % of total labor force 1.81%
Ranked 31st. 87% more than United States
0.97%
Ranked 71st.

Manpower reaching militarily significant age annually > Males per thousand people 5.01
Ranked 209th.
6.83
Ranked 165th. 36% more than United Arab Emirates
Manpower > Reaching military age annually > Females per 1000 3.4
Ranked 201st.
6.84
Ranked 151st. 2 times more than United Arab Emirates

Arms > Exports > Constant 1990 US$ per capita 2.41 constant 1990 US$
Ranked 21st.
24.03 constant 1990 US$
Ranked 5th. 10 times more than United Arab Emirates

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